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be busy over the weekend. have a great weekend. captions by: caption colorado good morning. to our viewers in the west it is friday october 5th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning".." a dramatic drop in the nation's unemployment rate is felt from wall street to washington. >> as the president sharpens attacks on mitt romney the blame game over his debate performance continues. and why gas prices are soaring to nearly $6 a gallon in some parts of the west. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. this isn't a game changer, but it certainly is a small step forward. >> the unemployment rate falls to a near four-year low. >> 114,000 jobs created, a little bit better than expected.
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the surprise is the jobless rate fell to 7.8%. >> the same rate as january 2009 when president obama took office. >> now and then you're going to say something that doesn't come out right. in this case i said something that's just completely wrong. >> for the first time romney backed away from his controversial remarks about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. >> this whole campaign is about the 100%. >> you want to be president, you owe the american people the truth. dozens of american airline flights are canceled. the latest fallout from a seat scare on several flights. gas prices are going up across the country, but in california, they're soaring to a panic level, hovering near the $6 mark. >> oh, my god, i've never seen it so high. this is unbelievable. get a look at this, the first snow of the season, making a mess across the upper midwest. >> we're excited. sucker punch, camera inside a city bus. >> that bus driver becomes the
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target of an angry fare jumper. >> oh! james bond made his big screen debut 50 years ago. >> back in england, everybody gets a day off. bradford is going to go deep. and how about that? >> did you really need to call barack obama the president of the united states lazy? >> yes. >> and all that matters. >> he hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> campaign and their supporters debated the president's poor performance on everything from the moderator to the altitude. >> on "cbs this morning." >> yes if he would shut [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ] captioning funded by cbs >> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in
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washington. jobless report just came out. it shows a growing number of americans are getting back to work. >> the numbers are much better than economists predicted. it's sure to become an issue in the presidential race. >> rebecca jarvis has the numbers and what they mean. >> good morning, charlie. >> what are the numbers? >> the big headline here is the big surprise, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%, the first time we've been below 8% since january of 2009. 114,000 new jobs created in the month of september. >> norah? >> rebecca, that's a huge drop, better than expected as you point out. how -- what happened to cause that drop? >> well, this is where the economists are really looking into the number right now, because one of the big reasons behind this number being 7.8% right now is a big increase in the number of people who involuntarily took on part-time work. that number went from 8 million
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people to 8.6 million people in the month of september. there are both pros and cons to something loik that happening. on the con side people don't want part-time work or forced into it. they would rather have their full-time jobs. on the pro side when you think about the ripple effect of having work, any kind of work in an environment like this it means hopefully you can keep up with your mortgage pay your credit card bills, you can go into the the holiday shopping season and spend a little extra money. we're a consumer-driven economy. 70% of what our economy does comes right back to us and how we behave. >> what is the expectation that this is a trend and we will continue to see a lessening of the unemployment numbers? >> this is where things get a little more questionable. the last three septembers we've actually seen that part-time unemployment number, part-time employment, rather increase. and it's kind of a cyclical thing. we've been seeing this happen over and over again. what we really want to see is those real great full-time jobs getting filled. that's where people are
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maximizing their salary. that's where people are feeling that they really can move forward and make bigger decisions. such as buying a new home. we've seen in fact construction. the numbers of construction workers came back a little bit in this report. the number of health care workers, 44,000 new health care jobs went back to work in the month of september. that's always been a strong category. and it continues to be. the sciences are strong. >> any negative implications from these numbers? >> the negative would be the part-time work. it's going to come back to this part-time work number. if you're working part time and that job for example, goes away or alternatively you're getting paid less than what you really need to survive, then obviously people are going to not be able to spend and be part of the economy like we want them. but another big part of the numbers is the 3.5 million job openings that do exist in this country. every time i speak to business leaders, they tell me one of the biggest issues facing the economy going forward is the skills gap that we see.
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there aren't enough people studying science engineering in this country to fill those jobs. >> stay with us rebecca. we want to go now to nancy cordes at the white house with a question of how this is playing on the campaign trail. nancy, good morning. >> good morning to you charlie. the obama campaign and aides here at the white house will be thrilled by this number, if only because it's back below that psychological barrier of 8% unemployment. back down to where unemployment was when the president took office in january of 2009 7.8%. we got a little preview a few minutes ago of what the president is likely to say about these numbers at a rally in virginia this morning from his chair of his council of economic advisers alan krueger, who writes while there is more work that remains to be done today's report provides further evidence that the u.s. economy is continuing to heal from the wounds inflicted by the worst downturn since the great depression. charlie? >> nancy, we've heard from mitt
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romney's campaign who said these numbers show that this is not what a real recovery looks like. they point out that he has created fewer jobs in september than in august and fewer jobs in august than in july. how do you think this plays out on the campaign trail since the main argument that mitt romney has against the president is that he can't fix the economy? >> reporter: well, the romney campaign and republicans in general, you can see they're trying to be very careful about these numbers. they don't want to look like they're cheerleading against positive economic news but they want to continue to press the point that they don't think that this recovery as you said, is happening fast enough. in that statement from governor romney this morning is likely to say something similar at a rally in virginia. he is in virginia as well this morning. he is going to say this is not what a real recovery looks like. if not for all the people who simply dropped out of the labor force, the real unemployment rate would be closer to 11%. but this number does deprive romney, norah of one of his
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chief rallying cries out on the campaign trail. he says it all the time. and he said it as recently as his closing statement in the debate wednesday night. that this economy has been above 8% unemployment for 43 months. he can't say that anymore. >> interesting thing about this the unemployment number like gas prices has a clear metric that you can look at. below 8% is a way to measure something, at least for one report. >> reporter: that's right. of course, we've got one more report to go before the november election which will come out right before election day. and the white house watches these numbers so carefully. they get nervous days in advance about them. they knew these numbers yesterday. so they had to be happy then even though they were having a terrible day out on the campaign trail because of the way that the president's performance in the debate wednesday night. >> nancy, i want to ask you something that jack welch, former ceo of general electric
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tweeted this morning. he is a romney supporter. unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so change numbers. we've had a response from the labor secretary, hilda solis, who called that ludicrous. this will become a political issue now as to whether these numbers -- as to whether they cooked the books. >> reporter: that's right, norah. the obama said they basically did not want to dignify it with a response. it is getting a lot of pickup. so much so that hida solis is responding to it and some republicans as well are saying that's just impossible. earlier before the jobs report came out, we spoke with former presidential candidate howard dean. we asked the former vermont governor about criticism of president obama's debate performance by fellow democrats. >> it is a lot of hand wringing first of all. the president did fine. mitt romney was very aggressive and they should have been prepared for that. he had had been very aggressive on one of the sunday talk shows
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weeks before that. the president preferred to remain presidential and did remain presidential. i think romney did himself some damage. he did well in the debate from a debating point of view. the truth is he has become totally untethered from everything he said before. and with this final apology for the 47% remark he does look like a guy who will say absolutely anything to get to be president of the united states. people don't vote for that. they really don't. >> you really think that the president scored better than governor romney in the debate? >> no. i thought it was a tie. he had to look presidential and he did do that. would i have liked him to be more aggressive? yes. do i think that the team didn't prepare him for the aggressive romney that i saw a few weeks ago on the sunday shows? i think they didn't prepare him. the president has to look presidential. i don't think president obama is going to call mitt romney a liar on the next debate. that's not presidential.
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he will be more aggressive. i don't think mitt romney is necessarily a liar, he just manages to convince himself that any position is fine at the time. ted kennedy said it best when romney debated ted kennedy, i'm the pro choice candidate, my opponent is the multiple choice candidate. mitt romney says whatever he has to say. there's no core belief there. that is going to be a problem for him in the general election. i think people are into that. i think they get that politicians say anything and obama doesn't do that. he pretty much tells it like it is. did he do a good job in the debate? no. i think he could have been more aggressive. >> i want to ask you about vice president biden yesterday, on the stump some people are calling it a gaffe, that they want to raise taxes by $1 trillion. guess what yes, we do. is that the right kind of message? >> wait a minute. no. excuse me. the rest of that you had in full context, yes, we're going to raise taxes on the wealthy. they've been saying that for a year. and specifically said we're not going to raise taxes on the middle class. that's what he said.
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this is not a gaffe. this is media hang wringing again. people accused me when i was running of gaffes all the time. a gaffe is what people in washington call the truth the that you said when you shouldn't have. they're going to avoid raising tax on middle class people. it's a reasonable thing. that's what they've been saying for a year. >> do you think this debate has consequences for this campaign? >> i think it's a good -- it is a good wake-up call for the president. you have to be more aggressive than you have been. you'll have to call governor romney out on his multiple changes and multiple policies on every issue. heck, he changes immigration policy, economic policy and his attitude toward the 47% all in a period of one week. right before the election. you know i think -- >> many people are saying now that what they saw was the governor romney that they have known all along and what's been the problem in the past is that they haven't seen that person
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and he's finally emerged during the debates. >> so you mean he lies through his teeth at the republican primaries when he said he was going to cut taxes for wealthy people? >> no, i'm talking about -- >> repeal the dream act and all this -- he has been aggressive before. look, i think he's a good debater. he's well prepared. he's obviously smart. he doesn't seem to stand for anything. he says whatever he thinks he has to say. he has moved all the way back toward the middle from his extreme positions from the primary. i don't know which mitt romney to believe in. i think this is a guy that will say anything it takes to win the presidency. a rare and deadly meningitis outbreak could get much bigger. thousands of patients may be at risk from tainted steroid shots. steroids were shipped to 23 states. it is unclear how many people received the injection for back pain. so far, at least 35 people in six states have contracted this
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fungal meningitis. five of them have died. charlie? visited what's left of the american consulate in benghazi three weeks after the attacks that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. there were repeated requests for additional security before the attacks. cnn correspondent john miller and former fbi director joins us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> what are we finding out about that security and are we getting the answers that we need? >> well we're going to be learning more. what we're learning now is that there were a drumbeat of incidents, about 13 security threats either directly to the embassy, to the consulate, a handful of those. but incidents in the surrounding area against british red cross and so on. and this was building up. >> why did ambassador stevens go to benghazi? and did they appreciate the danger and did they in fact, have enough security for him?
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>> this is a fascinating question. this is where our story forks off in two directions. i've been at embassies all over the world and seen how security works. when it comes to the ambassador whether he is going to make a trip, make that call, in the embassy, the ambassador is king. that is his call, whether he is going to go. the things that go along with that, the security of the facility he's going to the security provided to him on the road a lot of those decision aren't made there. they're made in washington. as we get close to next wednesday's congressional oversight hearing, we're going to start to learn some incredible things. they're working on two witnesses, the regional security officer from benghazi eric in orderstrom, who we understand is prepared to testify about these rising security threats and that they asked for more security in cables and memos to washington and charlene lam, the diplomatic service who approves or denies
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those requests. we'll see a lot of news coming out of that. >> i think you're right, john we'll see some news coming out of that. what about the investigation in terms of who is behind these attacks? what have we learned? >> i think the fbi reached that site yesterday. they were able to collect some evidence document the crime scene. but it is still centering in on al sharia a group in libya that reads from the al qaeda narrative, norah and some other groups around that. the question is once they figure out the who done it part -- which they're pretty close to -- what do they do about that? there isn't a criminal justice system in libya that can really handle an arrest and trial and bring them to the united states is fraught with its own issues. they're in the decision-making process about once we nailed it down what do we do with them? >> why do they have a different story in the beginning that they have now about whether this was preplanned? >> i would -- that is the subject of much debate and
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consternation. i would put more less focus on thachl the first reports are never right, charlie. the first day, the second. it takes time to get into focus. we were getting the same reports from our journalist colleagues on the ground to a great degree. i think the real crux of it will be what was the deteriorating security information, how much did washington know and what did they deliver in terms of protection? it sounds like they were takinge ing it away more than providing it. >> norah? canceling dozens of flights to repair the sees that could pull out of the floor. american pulled 757s out of service to make repairs. three american flights, seats have come loose. the airline now says the combination of where, poor design and spilled soda they say, is to blame.
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charlie? american tourist opened fire at a resort hotel in israel. one person was shot dead. police killed the gunman. the resort in eilat was packed with people. policeman say the gunman stole a gun from a security guard and shot a hotel chef after an argument. the suspect worked at the hotel until a few days ago. he was involved in a work study program. it is time now to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. los angeles times says a convicted killer described as charles manson's right-hand man has been approved for parole. bruce davis was not there when the manson family was murdered and sharon tate died but was convicted of killing two men at the ranch where the followers lived. the washington post reporhe on secret service policies excessive drinking has been prohibited so has sharing work-related information on social media. more than a dozen secret service
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employees were accused of drunken partying in colombia before a presidential visit. "usa today" says census show workers telecommuting at least one day a week. people who work one day at home are
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everybody. happy friday! 7:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. gas pump prices are through the roof bay area gas prices up 16 cents since yesterday, 35 cents in the last week. refinery and pipeline problems are to blame some places over 5 bucks. a little girl got her stolen dog back. a woman found the dog in a parking lot and returned it to the little girl. >> the blue angels perform this weekend in san francisco just one of the reasons police chief greg suhr tells us you should avoid driving in the city over the weekend. there are several events that will draw crowds this weekend. america's cup, the bluegrass, baseball. we got it all this weekend. and we have traffic and weather and weather too coming
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good morning from the traffic center. we still have troubles at the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights remain on and you can see traffic is slow and go with backups to the maze. so a busy ride through there. bart is on time this morning. that's the good news. but we are getting reports of some caltrain delays this morning. so just a heads up. if you are taking caltrain, northbound 215 is at 9 minutes late. 880 looking good. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> a few clouds around the bay area this morning looks like cooler weather to come over the next few days, a far cry from the 90s and triple digits we had just a few days ago. and looks like a beautiful start to the day. the temperatures running in the 50s and 60s although some upper 40s in the north bay valleys. by the afternoon up as high as the mid-70s inland and that's about it. 50s and 60s at the coast. cooler over the weekend. captions by: caption colorado
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mitt romney, wow, mitt romney, wow powerful. not afraid of anything. said he's going to get rid of big bird. he mentions big bird and later, mitt romney, they mention donald trump. donald trump, who endorses mitt romney. it's interesting. one one, comical tv character with a synthetic yellow hair and then you have big bird. thank you! good night, everybody! >> good morning. welcome back to "cbs this morning," everybody. i'm norah o'donnell in washington and charlie is there in new york. good morning charlie. >> good morning, norah. many california drivers are running on empty this morning and the problem could be spreading to other states. gas prices have jumped the fastest rise in many years. and some gas stations have no fuel to sell at all.
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and bill whitaker reports. >> reporter: gasoline is the motorists' lifeblood. that's why seeing something like this is more than frustrating. it's almost unbelievable. >> i came to get gas and it's not here. >> reporter: some of the state's gas stations have been forced to close their pumps. and the ones that are open are charging prices that can only be described one way. an arm and a leg. that's why at this gasoline outlet costco motorists are lining up to fill their tanks. the problem is a sharp decline in supply. low gasoline inventories have pushed the average price for a gallon of regular up 18 cents this week alone, to $4.32. that include ss the biggest one-day hike in state history. eight cents a gallon. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is brand new territory. we just don't know how quickly they're going to be able to get these supplies back online that
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we need. >> reporter: what's fueling the shortage? analysts point to disruptions in nearby refineries, recent fires and power failures in california plants as well as a pipeline shutdown were enough to reduce the flow of gasoline causing the laws of supply and demand to go into overdrive. signs like this are creating sticker shock all over california. while $5 gas isn't the norm yet, analysts warn the average price for regular could soon surpass the world's high topping $4.37 a gallon. the uptick is troublesome, but temporary. california's drivers will have reason to give thanks for lower prices by thanksgiving. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker in los angeles. gas prices have been rising in other states as well because of the shortage of fuel. one exception, gas prices in texas fell by four cents a gallon last week. norah? >> there was a clear winner in
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wednesday's presidential debate. at least when it comes to getting all of our attention. mitt romney used public tv's big bird to make a point about spending. and, as jeff glor reports, that has triggered an avalanche of criticism. >> reporter: it was not the first time pbs has been targeted. it was, maybe, the most prominent platform. >> i'm going to stop subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs, i love big bird actually like you, too. but i'm not going to keep spending money on things to boro money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: the second he uttered those words, twitter nearly tumbled over. 17,000 big bird tweets per minute. the social network said it was the most tweeted about political event in u.s. history. ari fleischer, press secretary to george w. bush big bird needs to ask dora the explorer how she manages to survive without federal money. try it big bird. you'll be just fine.
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joan rivers attention pbs, if mitt romney fire big bird i'm ready to fill in. i've got the perfect outfit. president obama did not pounce directly during the debates but did thursday on the trail. >> when asked what he would actually do to cut the deficit and reduce spending he said he would eliminate funding for public television. thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird! it's about time. we didn't know that big bird was driving the federal deficit. >> reporter: last night, the late night show ss had fun with it, too. >> [ bleep ] fire big bird! >> reporter: for years, conservatives have accused pbs of having a liberal buy asias, arguing its federal funds aren't justified. >> we are clearly, as a country, facing such significant challenges. but to talk about pbs in budget
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issues to me is unbelievable. >> reporter: the official sesame street twitter feed speak as big bird was more coy saying my bedtime is usually 7:45 but i was really tired yesterday and fell asleep at 7:00. did i miss anything last night? he did. as we still see online this morning, dozens of mean and sa satyrical photos. i'm jeff glor new york for "cbs this morning." >> i think there's a legitimate argument about whether the federal government should be funding pbs. in terms of the effect it would have on the deficit is sort of silly. here is the math. i said it earlier. this is how much the corporation for public broadcasting is part of our budget. two-thirds of our budget is entitlement. the debate should be about how do we pair back entitlement spending or cut back larger government spending in terms of
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adding to the deficit. that's just my point this morning. >> i have a program on pbs, but we don't get any money from pbs to create that programming. it comes through underwriters in foundation. we'll visit monaco land of fun, security and no income tax. you are watching "cbs this morning." cbs "this morning".
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monaco is a rich person's paradise and said to be one of the countries with trillion of dollars are hiding in secret bank accounts. we paid a visit to this flashy tax haven to find out. >> reporter: benjamin franklin said the said the only certainty in life is death or taxes. then
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but then he hasn't been to monaco. less than a square it's a a magnet for the super rich and the attraction is simple. they pay zero income tax, zero capital gains tax and zero inheritance tax.nheritance one of an army of account ant ss who helped monaco's wealthy tax exiles. >> if you have an amount of kpils money, first of all, you will be welcome. >> is it a safe place to enjoy >> reporter: wealth, is that right? >> absolutely. the life monaco lifestyle. aco >> roger moore lives in monaco and tennis champion super model forme and former beatle ringo starr reporte are reportedly them
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compa keeping them company are thousands of millionaires. of they have to show that they show don't have a criminal record and that they are already residents of the european union. but only a few can pass the final test proving that they union. have enough money to live here. pass th to open a bank account in depos monaco, you need a minimum deposit of nearly $400,000 and the country's real estate is the most expensive in the world. this apartment sold for more more than $300 million. >> monaco is very safe. safe >> reporter: selling some of monaco's luxurious homes. what was the most expensive property you've ever sold here? >> the most expensive sold for around $13 million to a british client. british >> reporter: any more details? cl >> no. no comment. >> reporter: monaco, secrecy is all part of the service.
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but foreign governments complainomplain it's leaving them out of pocket.. a new report estimates that at least $21 trillion of unreportedun private financial wealth was hidden away in global tax havens in in 2010 equivalent to the size t of the united states and f japanese economies combined. if just 1% of this wealth was taxed it would generate $210 billion billion in revenue. james james henry wrote the report. >> the >> the outlook is not good if you're going to have little jewels or kind of special, you special, know, residential neighborhoods that are like social apartheid live in where the rich can live in monaco tax free and everyone else is basically out of work. >> reporter: the worldwide ut financial downturn put pressure on monaco to stop helping the ty standard. rich avoid paying taxes. >> pretty standard. >> reporter: he told us his said government made some changes as a a result.
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>> what have you been doing to make make monaco's financial system more transparent? >> we've been able to ery accommodate every issue that wast w brought to the forefront. now we are -- for a certain number of years now we are completely compliant with every very international standard.andard. so i think it's very unfair to say that monaco is not compliant. compli we've been compliant for several years now. >> reporter: but other ss say thatco's compliance monaco's compliance is little more than window dressing and essing. financial expert ss say that the very wealthy will continue to flock to monaco.ue to if i was running a tax haven country -- i'm not, but if i were, then what i would choose to do would be to resist the the call for more openness and transparency and keep resisting,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everybody. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. contra costa county health officials will hold a news conference this morning to discuss the county's first human death from rabies in 20 years. but it's believed the man contracted the disease in march from an infected bat in southern contra costa county. several major events are expected to tie up traffic in parts of the bay area all weekend long. today's events include a florence & the machine concert in mountain view, fleet week, bluegrass festival, america's cup yacht racing in san francisco. >> a big local event that won't be happening soon a sharks game. with the lockout the nhl canceled all games through october 24. the cancellations include five sharks games in regulation season including three in san
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good morning from the traffic center. live to the bay bridge toll plaza right now, where traffic is backed up well into the maze at this point. we have an accident involving a motorcyclist blocking one lane near treasure island. our a.c. transit mobile unit just traveled through the area and looks like traffic is slow approaching the scene but improves past the accident. so again very slow conditions and sluggish up the incline. >> we have plenty of clouds around the bay area. trying to break that up throughout friday. looking good. very neat shot from our mount vaca cam. looks like the temperatures just beginning to warm up a bit. 60 in mountain view, 58 san jose, but only 49 in santa rosa. this afternoon, mid-70s on the high end and that's it. 50s and 60s at the coastline. even a little cooler over the weekend. captions by: caption colorado
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♪ ♪ it is 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the presidential candidates go back to the campaign trail as mitt romney gains momentum and democrats lean on president obama to do better. it's golden anniversary for the very first beatles record. first, here is a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning". the big headline this morning, unemployment at 7.8% the first time we've been below 8% since january 2009. the numbers are much bigger than economists pre digited. governor romney is going to say this is not what a real recovery looks like. >> you really think the
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president scored better than mr. romney in the debate? >> i thought it was a tie. i thought he had to look presidential and he didn't do that. would i have liked him to be more aggressive? yes. i didn't think the team prepared him. agents and other investigators visited what's left of the american consulate in benghazi. >> we're learn that there are a dream beat of incidents, about 13 security threats. this was building up. for the second day in a row, american is canceling dozens of flights to repair the seats that can pull out of the floor. >> many california drivers are running on empty this morning. the problem could be spreading to other states. >> i came to get gas and it's not here. >> we have two more debates left and i know what we're going to deal with. >> bob and weave? >> i'm going to say a bunch of stuff and you're just going to do ah! o'reilly angry. i'm norah o'donnell in washington. gayle king and charlie rose are
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in new york. the labor department says unemployment rate fell to 7.8% the lowest since president obama took office in 2009. the jobs report surprised economists. it is much better-than-expected and could shake up the campaign with just one month to go before the election. bill plante is here with reaction from both candidates. bill, what are we hearing from the white house? >> norah, talk about the obama luck. the president after a lousy performance on wednesday night now has this to play with as he campaigns today in virginia and ohio. the white house already put a statement out from the chairman of council of economic advisors alan kruger saying while there's more work that remains to be done today's employment report provides further evidence that the u.s. economy is continuing to heal. it also says congress should pass another round of middle class, emphasis middle class, tax cuts. >> mitt romney we have also heard from his campaign. he's noting in a statement this is not what a real recovery
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looks like. if not for all the people that dropped out, the real unxlimt rate would be closer to 11%. this is the heart of romney's argument against president obama, he can't fix the economy. >> he's been making that point for his entire campaign saying that the president hasn't been able to drive with numbers below 8%. now, of course that's not going to be true anymore. you can count on mitt romney and his campaign to point out that the number only fell to where it fell because there are about 800,000 more people who stopped looking for work. so things aren't as good as they might seem. >> now, there are some people out there suggesting that perhaps the white house cooked the books, if you will changed these numbers because it is an election year and because obama had a bad debate performance. in fact, jack welsh, the former ceo of general electric tweeted "unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so they change the
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numbers." what about that? >> chicago political machinery was responsible for a lot of tricks, but i don't think that even they could pull something like that off. >> you know because you're from chicago. >> that's right. the bureau of labor statistics puts out these numbers, and they're offended of course already, that anybody would suggest they could be cooked. it would be very difficult. somebody would rat on that right away. >> the labor secretary, hilda solis says she's insulted by that and it's ludacris that they would fix these numbers. let's talk about that debate because obama did have a lackluster performance in that debate. are they concerned? what are they saying about whether he'll change his strategy, his practice sessions et cetera? >> they tried on wednesday night at the debate to pretend things were really all right. they final on thursday confessed, yes, he'd had a bad night. david axelrod, one of his main advisors says you're going to
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see a shift in tactics. another adviser, david plouffe says you're going to see a different barack obama in the next debate with mitt romney. they know that the president has to, as one adviser put it to me off the record has to bring it really the next time without being unpresidential. that's the trick. >> the stakes are high. there's another debate with vice president biden and paul ryan. bill plante, thanks so much. now back to gail and charlie in new york. american airlines has a new explanation for those seats that have fallen apart in mid flight. american is fixing seats on 48 of its 757 jets. dozens of flights are canceled today. 50 flights were canceled yesterday. the seats have come loose on three american flights since last week. at first americans said faulty floor clamps were to blame. now the airline says it's a combination of wear poor design
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and even spilled soda. a cable tv movie on the killing of osama bin laden will air two days before the election. some critics want to know why. "s.e.a.l. team 6" is scheduled for november 4th produced by the weinstein company. co-chairman harvey weinstein is a major campaign contributor. if you're a coffee nan nat tick, this is for you. a new study says drinking three or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day increases the risk of glaucoma. harvard researchers looked at more than 100,000 american men and women over the age of 40. they found that caffeinated soda, tea, chocolate or decaf has no affect on sight. today millions of apple fans will mark the one-year anniversary of the death of
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steve jobs apple's co-founders. apple has had a record year. it is now the most valuable american company ever. apple ceo tim cook posted this letter on overnight paying tribute to jobs. he writes "our values originated from steve and his spirit will forever be the foundation of apple. we share the great privilege and responsibility of carrying his legacy into the future." anderson cooper is striking back against star jones. she suggested that cooper reveals he's gay back in july in order to boost the ratings for his talk show. on thursday cooper accused jones of being a hypocrite. >> all of a sudden out of the blue, star jones said, after i sent this e-mail star jones said this was a ratings ploy by me to boost ratings. i seem to recall her hocking her
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wedding every single day for free products when she was on "the view." for her to suddenly emerge out of the shadows and attack me for this, i couldn't believe it. my mom was like who is star jones? >> "usa today" says cooper invited jones on his talk show. instead, she said he used me talking about him coming out as a ratings ploy. how about that gayle? >> i'm thinking they're not going to lunch any time soon. >> we do love anderson. >> yes, we development yes, we do. star is okay, too. a little kerfuffle between the two. american idol judges mariah carry and nicki minaj are arguing. carey said minaj threatened to shoot her and she hired extra security. she responded, i guess it hurts
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it's really hard to crack a murder case when police have no physical evidence connecting the suspects to the crime. this time however, a high-tech twist finally led to two arrests. tomorrow night this case will be featured on "48 hours" which just started its 25th season. congratulations, the third longest running program in prime time.
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"48 hours" correspondent erin more arty is with us this morning. >> two women, best friends went on trial in lake charles, louisiana, accused of killing one of the women's husbands. the key phone against them the cell phone each used the day the victim disappeared. police around the country say cell phone data is becoming digital dna in our high-tech world. you won't find two women closer friends than robin davis and cissy salzman. >> it's the kind of friend shin that all people should have the one person you can call no matter what they're there regardless. most people don't have that. >> i love you, too, sister. >> reporter: their friendship is more important than ever these days since they were charged with cold blooded murder together. >> i had no idea i was under sus suspicion for murder. >> i still can't believe it.
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>> ryan's husband brian was found shot four times at the end of a remote muddy road. >> we get on the scene and there's a carjacked up a body 20 feet or so from the vehicle, appears to have gunshot wounds to the body. >> reporter: at first police thought it was a robbery gone bad. but then they started looking at a lot of strange clues. brian pants were undone his shoes were off and he had been having an affair. >> it was becoming very clear to us that maybe this wasn't what it appeared to be at first. >> what did this case become known to all of you? >> we called it the thelma and louise case, obviously because of the movie. >> reporter: the movie is a tale of two women friends and a murder. but this drama was real. >> do you think that you were a suspect from the very beginning? >> yeah i do. i do. i don't know why. >> reporter: police say it was because of something that placed
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them near the crime scene, their cell phone records. >> the phone records are certainly a smoking gun. there's no question about that, that we felt like that was our best piece of evidence. >> reporter: but would it be enough to convince a jury? >> none of the jurors have education in cell phone towers and how that works. it was kind of hard for us to make a decision off that. >> reporter: your best friend and robyn says you would do anything for her? >> absolutely. >> reporter: if she asked you to kill somebody would you do that? >> no, no. not for her, not for jesus christ himself, no, no. i don't have that in me. >> that's why this case is a little troubling. you might see a wife accused of killing her husband, but a best friend being willing to go to prison for life to kill a husband, that's what's been troubling for me. >> no thanks i'll pass on that. going to jail for killing somebody, nope. how important was the cell phone
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evidence? >> in this case it's critical. it's becoming more and more critical in these cases. often prosecutors are being able to bring cases they weren't able to bring in the past simply because they have this technology. the whole idea is that every time you make a call or get a call, it pings -- it's supposed to ping off the nearest cell tower and that's recorded and police can get those records. but sometimes it pings off a different tower. if the tower closest to you is overloaded overloaded. so that can be misleading down the line. >> are the laws in louisiana different? >> they are. it really had an effect in this case. you only need ten jurors to convict, not 12 for murder. so that can make a real difference and did make a difference in this case. >> and they look like regular girs, too. i'm struck like that. they look like women we all know. >> gayle, i talked to them beforehand, before the trial. there were no limits to the questions. they seemed to be would gil. they talked to the police
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beforehand. didn't ask for lawyers. all those things -- the police said to me that's because they're arrogant and so confident. that's troubling. that's why this case is troubling. >> we can see you tomorrow night, erin on "48 hours." it's called "friends for life." tomorrow night at 10:00, 9:00 central on cbs. the swedish pop rock duo roxette just finished a worldwide tour for their new album. they'll tell us why it's really a miracle that they're back on stage when "cbs this morning" continues. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by hershey's. what makes a hershey's bar pure? pure, delicious hershey's chocolate. it deliciously melts the moment you take a bite. hershey's air delight. it just might make you melt.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 news headlines. this morning, contra costa county health officials will discuss the county's first human death from rabies in 20 years. the man died from the disease two months ago. officials think he contracted rabies in march from a bat in the southern part of the county. testimony continues today in the murder trial of giselle esteban. she is accused of killing nursing student michelle le. this week's testimony reveals that esteban went to great lengths to track le down. a big weekend in san francisco. fleet week continues with the blue angels show today and tomorrow. giants and the 9ers are playing too and there's also america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival. people are urged to take public transportation. it's going to be pretty busy in
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that as well. here's a look at conditions as you work your way near the incline. you can see traffic is very slow and go metering lights remain on. slow off the eastshore freeway. eastbound 80 accident on the right shoulder. south 280 at sneath look for a wreck blocking lanes. that's a look at your "timesaver traffic." a neat start to the day outside, looking good from our mount vaca cam. mid- to high-level clouds, the air cold enough we are mixing out some of the low clouds and fog. 50s and a few 60s right now. toward the afternoon temperatures below average, but not bad. 70s inland, 60s and 70s around the bay, 50s and 60s partly cloudy skies at the coast. next couple of days cooling through the weekend, showers on monday, then looks like we return to dry warmer weather next tuesday and wednesday. captions by: caption colorado
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look at this. look at this thief in england, caught in a store surveillance camera taking an iphone from a 20-month-old girl. the thief is still missing. the mom says she's disgusted but glad her daughter is okay. i'm norah o'donnell in washington. charlie rose and gayle king are in new york. i have to say, what concerned me is using the iphone as an i babysitter. where was the mom? >> i was wondering. he was there more than a couple seconds. he was there long enough to bend over and take it away. remember a song called "it must have been love" from the movie "pretty woman," do you
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recognize it? it was from "pretty woman." the duo behind that ballot just wrapped up their first u.s. tour in 20 years. >> that tour almost didn't happen. the group's singer had to overcome a life-threatening illness. bill whitaker has her story of courage and perseverance. >> reporter: saturday night in los angeles. more than 5,000 fans packed the gibson amphitheater to see a band most probably first heard in high school. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: they came to see roxette, the pop rock duo from sweden guitarist per gessle and singer marie fredriksson. a string of hits in the '80s and '90 hs like "the look" and "it must have been love" from the
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julia roberts movie "pretty woman." ♪ it must have been love but it's over now ♪ ♪ from the moment that we touched ♪ >> reporter: now two decades later, roxette returned with a 19-month 140-city world tour and a new album, "traveler." but it was a tour that almost didn't happen. >> you were faced with a life-threatening illness. can you tell me about that? what happened? >> thank god it's over. it has been very very tough. but i'm here. i'm not dead. i was very very ill. we were very afraid. >> in 2002 fredriksson was diagnosed with a malignant brain
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tumor. it was surgically removed. but months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment left her physically weak unable to read and nearly blind in one eye. she withdrew from public life and turned to painting as she underwent extensive rehabilitation. fans feared they'd never see roxette perform again. a fear also shared by fredriksson. >> we were very afraid i couldn't do it. >> reporter: but seven years later in 2009 she surprised an audience as a solo performance by gessle in amsterdam. pushing aside her fears, she joined him on stage in a reunion documented on youtube. >> i asked her, to my surprise you agreed. >> did that take a lot of courage for you to get back up on the stage? >> yes. it was -- i was very nervous.
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we were standing there together it was like old days. >> reporter: frail and quiet off stage, fredriksson is commanding on stage. she credits the audience with helping her recover, a form of music therapy she says. she feeds off the energy generated by thousands of screaming fans. what's that like when that washes over you, the audience response, what's that like? >> just the best. just the best. >> it's like medicine. >> yeah, exactly. >> reporter: roxette fans are so grateful to see fredriksson and roxette back in the spotlight, they often sing along to help her along. ♪ it must have been love, but it's over now ♪ >> so what is it like for you watching marie get back up on
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the stage like this? >> it's a miracle that she survived and an even bigger miracle that she's still here touring, 19 months. even her doctor said it wasn't possible. and she's doing it and it's just fantastic. >> reporter: unlike most rock tours, roxette isn't out to promote their new album. each night they give fans what they want the early hits reconnecting with old fans through old songs and a new experience. >> we're not out to promote the new album or doing something like that. we try to do a greatest hits show for the fans basically. >> sounds like almost you feel better now after 19 months of gruelling touring than you did before? >> absolutely. absolutely. so much better, yes. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," i'm bill whitaker in los angeles. >> that story had perfect pitch, and it's also really encouraging
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to see that there are people who survive brain cancer. >> i can't imagine anything more frightening to hear the words mallignant and brain tumor. how would you like to be paid to say nice things about your favorite product? this morning rebecca jarvis looks at social media shopping sites and tells you how they can
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first you need to figure out where do you go, what the sites are. >> there are a number of websites doing this. some of the big ones, baso pose and, those have come to be known as the places where shoppers can go and get paid. i want to make it clear, you don't have to shop. you don't have to buy anything in order to make money on these sites. >> i just need to show up? >> you show up and scree ate an account. they want to get your information and they also want you to share these sites with other people. with beso for example, it works like this. you go to the website, register for an account, you find something on that site that you like, you push that item out through your twitter feed through your facebook, google plus, pintrest. with pose, you take a picture of yourself register on their site, show the picture to anyone
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who wants to see it in your social network and put links to the different items you're wearing. for example i'm wearing an ann taylor top today. >> you look lovely. >> well thank you. i'm not promoting ann taylor. just as an example, if somebody decided they wanted to buy it i would get paid as a resulted of people wanting to buy it. >> how do you know if people really like it or are they saying it so they can actually get some money? >> that's the thing. you actually don't have to put any commentary along with what you're putting out there on the internet in order to get paid. this is really about driving traffic. that's what these websites want and driving sales. in the case of beso you'll get paid for a click. it doesn't even have to amount tore a purchase 22 to 24 cents is the average. pose pays between 5% and 20% of the purchase price. so it could be significant, but not everybody is going to pay
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you 20%. at, it's 2% of the purchase price if somebody buys what you put out there. >> so it varies depending on what it costs? >> it does. >> and then you have to be aware of fine print. isn't that always the case. >> there's no such thing as a free lunch. we should know that by now. with these sites, what you have to keep in mind is you're putting your personal information out there and you're also sharing things with your friends and family likely through your social network. so you want to be up front with them. you don't have to be. there's nothing holding you necessarily accountable for being up front with them but you really should in my opinion, tell people if you're going to put up something on the site, on your website, your facebook page, you should tell people, if you click on this or if you buy it i'm getting paid. >> i think that makes a difference. the federal trade commission do they have guidelines or concerns about how this all works? >> their concern about this is they want to know that people are aware of this. right now, the onus does fall on
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the user, you or me. if we put it on the website, the onus falls on us to tell people i'm getting paid for this. the federal trade commission is looking into this and it's something they're going to i think especially as this gets bigger they'll pursue more heavily because they want to make sure there's truth in advertising advertising, and with the internet there's so much advertising, it's hard to make sure it's all honest. >> all right, rebecca jarvis. bobbi brown started her makeup business with $5,000. seven years later she sold it for about $75 million with an m. she talks with us about beauty power and the meaning of success coming up next on "cbs this morning."
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bobbi brown is one of america's most successful entrepreneurs. she started with one idea women want more natural makeup. >> bobbi brown is part of este lauder. >> who does bobbi brown's makeup? >> i do. kim does. we help each other. >> i do know this. when you come in today, i said will you be intimidated doing bobbi brown. she said no. nothing intimidates her. she said no because i think even if she critiqued me it would to be done in a nice helpful way. >> as women we fix after
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somebody else does us. >> you believe any woman can feel confident and any woman can look beautiful. >> it's true. >> wonder if most women feel that way? >> most women don't. i learn most women feel insecure about themselves. media messages. their mother's messages. their husband. it's so important to feel good about who you are and usual best self. all women are beautiful without makeup. i really do. but could be pretty powerful with the right makeup. >> i believe that. >> so nice. let's take this date down. october 5th. >> i believe so much that how people are looked naturally, you know most attractive form. you have to sometimes do something to bring out the naturalness or accents the naturalness. >> right. definitely things women can do to look better. not looking tired. looking fresher, prettier. i never say the word younger you just never look younger.
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we don't get younger. we get better and that's trick. >> you started years ago. what did you see that was missing in makeup that you said i can add. >> when i started to do makeup in '80s, it was artificial red lips and contouring. i made my models look natural and pretty but no makeup on the mark that actually let a woman do that. so i created, i started with lips. then blush. how about this for a concept. foundation that looks like your skin. simple. >> so katie holmes is your spokesperson. >> she is. >> like her. >> she's awesome. she's a midwestern girl. nice normal. >> once invited me to play basketball. >> i love basketball. >> she seems to embody the natural beauty. >> i never set out to hire a
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celebrity. i liked per. we talked about being a mother entrepreneur. i said oh, my god you're stunning. >> people who sell their companies especially to huge copes like an estee lauder they worry about having been their own boss and they are no longer necessarily their own boss because you have a different board of directors, different ceo who expects certain things from you. >> i sold my company. i think in my mind that i didn't. i run the company as if i never -- you know what? they allow me to do so because it's doing well. >> exactly. you do well -- >> if i do well -- >> as long as you do well they stay out of the way. >> the things i do are not traditional. >> whatever it meant in terms of your bank account does it enable you to do things you could not otherwise do? >> you know, being in my position now it's so much front because i do things that you could not even imagine. the other day on live tv i said hi to the weatherman.
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i always wanted to do the weather. i did the weather. i went to a concert, he said you want to come up stage. i came up. >> the nicki minaj concert? >> have not. i'm more of a slow guy. >> how many times do you get confused of bobbi brown of whitney houston fame? >> i was waiting for a car to pick me up for a live tv show. i said there's no one there. the driver kept saying go away. he was waiting for a light-skinned woman. >> you never met -- >> i met mr. brown, yes and he told me i had a nice name. >> congratulations, bobbi brown. >> thank you. >> pretty powerful. natural beauty always works. >> pleasure to meet you. >> charlie how was your first interviewed? >> interesting woman. have a great weekend, norah. >> miss you guys. say hi to broin for me. >> just did. as we leave you we take a look
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back at the week that was. have a great weekend. see you all on monday. middle income americans have been midden americans have been buried. they're being crushed. >> this morning, most of the people with who watched it say -- >> romney may well have changed the dynamics of this race. >> conservatives who were worried about romney not sure are now excited. >> mitt romney can bring those weak republicans back into his camp. >> when your challenger is funnier than you on the 20th anniversary of your wedding, you know it's not the best start. >> the violence in syria has spread into neighboring turkey. >> do you think what happened yesterday, that this is the first shot in what becomes a wide enconr conflict? >> absolutely. >> yet another deadly attack in afghanistan. >> this comes over a weekend
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with when where it appears u.s. soldiers and afghan soldiers got into a conflict. >> you actually knew a soldier who was killed over the weekend. >> a tip of the cap, a giant smile, and hugs all the way around. >> once in a generation might actually be underselling it. >> you look at any of the great baseball players in the last 40 years, hank aaron never did it. >> to see it done by someone who sneaked up on me. >> side by side here this is how many years apart? >> sorry. sorry, guy. >> i apologized many times to her. >> did she ever forgive you? >> i asked for forgiveness. >> maria did not see the book. >> right. she actually asked to see the book. arnold said no. >> my mom wrote an erotic memoir and romance novel. she asked me to proofread it you know? i could have done without. >> how was it? >> you can call me fat, and yes, even obese. >> i am a mother of three girls,
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and that hit home. i did not think that is fair. >> don't tell me you're going to do this. tell me how you're going to do it. >> lewis, we can hear you. you're scaring me. >> i don't know what she expected. >> what are we looking a the? >> that's exactly my question. >> that is charlie rose dancing. >> oh my god. i'm glad i don't have to review that. >> what is more nerve racking, appearing on live television or wrestling a 3500 pound shark? >> they just invited me to go on the boat. i'm like, yes. >> he is charlie rose. >> i know, i know. i forgot. i thought i was watching tv for a second. >> and all that matters, got it? >> you got to know when to hold them. go ahead. know when to fold them. know when to walk away know when to run. you better count your money while you're sitting at the
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald this morning.... contra costa county health officials will 's first huma good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. this morning, contra costa county officials will discuss the county's first human death from rabies in 20 years. the man died from the disease two months ago. officials think he contracted rabies in march from a bat in the southern part of the county. be prepared to be shocked if you decide to fill up today. aaa reports bay area gas prices are up 16 cents since yesterday and 35 cents in the last week. refinery and pipeline problems are blamed for the increase. and a big weekend in san francisco. fleet week continues with the blue angels show today and tomorrow. giants and the 9ers play, too, and there's also america's cup and the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. people are urged to take public
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transportation. now here's lawrence with the forecast. >> all right, michelle. a lot going on around the bay area today. we are starting to see low clouds mix out, a good sign for the weekend as that cool air is moving in. the temperatures are going to be running below average for this time of the year but still going to be comfortable as we head in toward the afternoon. but i think we are going see more low clouds mix out so wuhl be able to see the blue angels in the bay area. highs only in the mid-70s inland, 60s and 70s around the bay, and the next couple of days even cooler and by monday, there is a chance we could see some showers right here in the bay area. we're going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming right up.
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good morning. busy ride heading into san francisco. metering lights remain on at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's improving, not backed up quite to the maze. but again, a slow and go ride. you might use the san mateo bridge instead. live look at the san mateo bridge light this morning no delays 14 minutes between 880 and 101. we have a trouble spot traffic alert northbound 280 at stevens creek blocking lanes. injuries report. chp is on scene. it's causing delays. a line of red behind this accident. so give yourself some extra time. northbound 101 delays through san jose. and drive time along the peninsula slow along 101 northbound 92, as well. south 280 we have reports of an accident so keep your eye on that one through there. have a great weekend, everyone. captions by: caption colorado
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